Chandra Grahan in December 2011 (Sampurna Chandra Grahan on 10 December 2011) which will occur during night time in India may be visible from all over India. All cities and towns in India – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Srinagar, Chandigarh, and almost all parts of India can view the Chandra Grahan on December 10, 2011.
This lunar eclipse occurs in Rohini nakshatra and Mrigashira nakshatram in Vrishabha rasi (Taurus zodiac) and Mithuna (Gemini), Karka (Cancer) lagnams (Ascendants). This Ketu grastha Chandra Grahan will also be visible in Northern Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Central Asia, and Eastern.
Here is the timing of Chandra Grahan in India on December 10, 2011 (IST – Indian Standard Time)
Pakshik Chandra Grahan begins: 6.16 pm (Partial lunar eclipse starts) – Grahan Sparsha
Sampurna Grahan begins: 7.36 pm (Total lunar eclipse begins) – Sammilan
Sampurna Grahan madhya kaal: 8.02 pm (Total Moon eclipse: Greatest Eclipse)
Sampurna Grahan ends: 9.48 pm (Total eclipse ends) – grahan Unmilan
Grahan moksh kaal: 9.48 pm
Total Lunar eclipse can be visible for more than 51 minutes and the total period of chandra grahan is about 3 hours and 32 minutes.